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Seven Africa-focused startups present at Y Combinator’s Demo Day

Seven Africa-focused startups present at Y Combinator’s Demo Day

Seven African-focused companies, as part of the Y Combinator's 200 Winter 2019 Grade 200 startups, seem to account for only a small portion of such a large category, But it represents the growing importance of African companies in the YC universe. According to YC spokesperson Lindsay Amos, since 2016, the ...

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Snap is under NDA with UK Home Office discussing how to centralize age checks online

Snap is under NDA with UK Home Office discussing how to centralize age checks online

Snap Belongs to the NDA, as part of the Working Group, the Home Office of the United Kingdom is responsible for proposing stronger age-recognition techniques to identify children online. At the hearing of the parliamentary committee, details were raised, and members of the Congress of the Ministry of Digital, Cultural, ...

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EU gov’t and public health sites lousy with adtech, study finds

EU gov’t and public health sites lousy with adtech, study finds

The study which tracks cookies on the EU government and public sector health websites, found that commercial advertising technology is ubiquitous, even in the core non-profit corner. the Internet. Researchers use searches, including queries related to AIDS, mental health, pregnancy, alcoholism, and cancer, to check the frequency of European Internet ...

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XGenomes is bringing DNA sequencing to the masses

XGenomes is bringing DNA sequencing to the masses

As healthcare shifts to gene-customized treatment, one of the biggest obstacles to truly personalized medicine is the lack of rapid, low-cost genetic testing. Few people are more familiar with Karim Mill than the problem of today's genetic diagnostic tools. He is the founder of the 52-year-old XGenomes who has been ...

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UK asks competition watchdog to put adtech market review top of its to-do list

Google’s year in search 2018: the World Cup, Fortnite GIFs and Bitcoin

The British government has written to the country’s competition authority to require regulators to respond to concerns about the lack of transparency in the digital advertising market and to conduct formal market research “as soon as possible”. In the letter issued to the Competition and Markets Authority, British Chancellor of ...

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The “splinternet” is already here

The “splinternet” is already here

Keith Wright Contributors Share on Twitter Keith Wright is a lecturer in accounting and information systems at Villanova Business School, founder of Simplicity On-Demand LLC and senior vice president of global sales operations at SAP. There is no doubt that the arrival of the divided and scattered Internet is now ...

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Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in ~60 markets

Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in ~60 markets

In the Chrome Engine update, the engine supports Google's popular Chrome browser, the search giant has quietly updated the default search provided by each market. Engine List – Users who choose to expand their search products can choose from markets around the world. Most notably, it has expanded its search ...

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Competition policy must change to help startups fight ‘winner takes all’ platforms, says UK report

Competition policy must change to help startups fight ‘winner takes all’ platforms, says UK report

An independent report commissioned by the British government to examine how competition policy fits into the digital age concludes that technology giants will not face enough competition and that the law needs to be updated to address what it calls "fiction" victory. The challenge of the "requires all" platform. The ...

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Online platforms need a super regulator and public interest tests for mergers, says UK parliament report

Online platforms need a super regulator and public interest tests for mergers, says UK parliament report

The latest policy recommendations for regulating a powerful Internet platform come from a committee of the British House of Representatives, which calls for the establishment of an overall digital regulatory body to fill the gaps in domestic legislation and work through any overlapping rules. "The digital world needs not only ...

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The next great debate will be about the role of tech in society and government

The next great debate will be about the role of tech in society and government

Tony Blair Contributors Share on Twitter Tony Blair is the Executive Chairman of the Institute of Global Change and the former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The Industrial Revolution dramatically re-ordered political sociology. In the United States, the American populist party was established as a force against ...

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